~In my kitchen, anyway…
I knew the time was coming and sure enough….. the kitchen hutch is now reflecting fall! It all started with this purchase~
I found this tureen over the weekend at a yard sale and once I placed it in the hutch, I knew it was time to change out the white dishes.
The green and rust stoneware dishes were layered with leaf shaped plates. There are matching bowls to finish out the look.
Salt and pepper shakers in the shape of a miniature pumpkin and gourd.
I added a basket of yellow silk flowers for some more color. Most of you know I’m hardly a gardener, given my brown thumb, so someone will have to tell me what they are. I just thought that they were pretty.
Looking into the little cubby in the middle of the hutch, you can see a cheese tray covered in sunflowers. The old scale topped is now topped with a little honey pot in the shape of a bee skep.
I may be rushing things- but today just felt like a crisp autumn day, which, in turn, prompted the little kitchen makeover.
I even opened up several windows after searching in the garage to find some screens. We rarely have the screens on the windows; they go on for a short time in the spring before the weather gets too hot and humid, then they’re taken off once the air conditioner gets turned on. I just don’t like the look of screens on the windows- the glass always looks so much cleaner without them. Just another of my little idiosyncrasies….
I’m so ready for the fall. There’s something about autumn that always takes me back to my childhood in New Mexico.
I miss the warmth of the sun from brilliant turquoise colored skies. I want to hike in the mountains and gaze at a vast ocean of yellow leaves twinkling from the branches of tall, white-barked aspen trees. And I long for the smell of burning pinon wood wafting through the air from fireplaces and cook stoves.
Don’t you love how memories are triggered by certain sight, smells, and feelings?
I’m linking to Allison’s party on Thursday, Arties’s on Friday, and Laurie’s on Saturday. Why not pay them a visit and share some comment love with them and their participants.